About Us

AB Biotek Human Nutrition & Health is a dynamic life-sciences company specialising in science-driven microbiome modulating ingredients.

We use fermentation technology involving bacteria, yeast and enzymes to develop health solutions which focus on preventing and relieving symptoms. Supported by clinical studies, our solutions address a variety of specific health conditions including immuno-deficiency, IBS, osteoarthritis and more.

With applications in dietary supplements, pet supplements, functional food and beverages, we work in close partnership with our customers to provide solutions in a range of formats and delivery systems according to their preferred business models.

Since our inception in 2019, our global team have developed an extensive product portfolio and in May 2021 we acquired DR Healthcare to expand that further. DR Healthcare products focus on the dietary management of chronic conditions such as migraine, ADHD and food intolerances which can be associated with a deficiency of the intestinal enzyme, diamine oxidase (DAO).

We are a member of ABF Ingredients, a group of dynamic, high value ingredient producers with a wide range of food, nutrition, pharmaceutical and other industrial applications for customers worldwide. ABF Ingredients (ABFI) is a division of Associated British Foods, comprising a global community of ingredient companies operating under their own identities. The business develops, produces and markets high value ingredients to the food, nutrition, animal feed, pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Its capabilities in innovation, customer understanding and supply chain agility as well as its ability to service customers worldwide generate high growth potential.

Companies within ABFI include:

AB Enzymes is an industrial biotech company specialized in enzymes and their applications in focused markets, offering quality products with excellent value for money. Since 1907 they have been developing, manufacturing and supplying enzyme preparations for industrial applications worldwide, with proven product brands, individually customized or completely tailor-made solutions.

ABITEC is a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty lipids and surfactants for the pharmaceutical, nutritional and specialty markets. The deliver the highest quality solutions in solubilising, emulsification and lubrication.

Ohly is one of the world’s leading suppliers of yeast extracts, yeast based flavours and specialty powders for the food, fermentation, health and animal feed markets. Products include vinegar powders, mustard powders, yeast extracts, specialized yeast extracts designed for the fermentation industry, yeast cell wall derivatives, probiotic and autolyzed yeast.

Fytexia is an expert life sciences company specialising in the research and scientific validation of bioactive compounds. Their team of experts works with a global network of researchers to develop scientifically-supported active nutrients for dietary supplements. 

PGP International specialises in developing and producing extruded ingredients, including cereal and protein crisps, as well as an assortment of high quality rice based flours and blends, in addition to gluten free products that improve texture and processing. 

SPI Pharma provide innovative and cost-effective formulation solutions for global pharmaceutical and nutritional customers. With a focus on service, their products include antacid actives, excipients, drug delivery systems, taste-masking technology, vaccine adjuvants and drug development services.